Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District

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The 5th Congressional District of Oklahoma is a congressional district that is located in the central region of the state. It is very densely populated, and covers only three counties. It includes the cities of Oklahoma City, Edmond, Shawnee and Seminole.

The current representative of the 4th congressional district is James Lankford (R).

Elections

2012

See also: Oklahoma's 5th congressional district elections, 2012

The 5th congressional district of Oklahoma will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.

2010

On November 2, 2010, Lankford won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Billy Coyle, Clark Duffe, and Dave White in the general election.[1]

U.S. House of Representatives, Oklahoma Congressional District 5 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Lankford 62.5% 123,236
     Democratic Billy Coyle 34.5% 68,074
     Independent Clark Duffe 1.6% 3,067
     Independent Dave White 1.4% 2,728
Total Votes 197,105

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 5th congressional district prior to the 2010 redistricting.
See also: Redistricting in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Legislature, in April 2011, approved a new map of the Congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census. Governor Mary Fallin signed the new map into law on May 20, 2011.[2]

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